Yukon Reports 9 New COVID-19 Cases, Issues Exposure Warning in Whitehorse


Yukon has confirmed 9 new cases of COVID-19 and giving one new exposure warning in Whitehorse.

The cases were confirmed between noon on Friday and the same time on Monday, as per a news release sent by the territorial government Monday afternoon.

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It says people may have been exposed to the deadly disease if they were at the Kopper King Tavern in Whitehorse on August 3 from 4:30 p.m to closing.

Any individual who was at this place and has symptoms of the virus should get tested, plan to get tested either by calling 867-393-3083 or booking a test online.

This brings the total number of active cases in the region to 44, with 7 of the new cases in Whitehorse and 2 in rural Yukon.